Traditional shell necklace maker, weaver, story teller, healer and Elder, maikutena Vicki-Laine Green is a pakana woman from lumara–natana – the general area surrounding and including the Cape Portland area in Northern Eastern Tasmania. Dedicated herself to learning and practicing her cultural arts and healing Spirit, Aunty Vicki is a source of inspiration with national exhibitions and as a feature artist at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair.
maikutena is a traditional artist who specialises in traditional arts––shell necklace making––which has been passed on to her via her older sister Bernice Condie – who was also a recognised and acclaimed traditional necklace maker, basket weaving and kelp artistry. In addition, she tell stories of her Ancestors, family and Creation stories through quilting.
If you would like to purchase any of the above artworks or commission new work from maikutena please use the link below to contact us. Please include the name of the specific artwork that you are enquiring about, the artists name, your name and if possible a mobile number.